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Life after London Met: My journey from poverty to success via London Met
A keen interest and passion for youth and social development for those from disadvantaged backgrounds helped alumnus Maxton Scotland forge a career in the UN and as an entrepreneur.
Guardian select work by Cass student among exhibition favourites
Angela Blažanović’s, which piece reimagines the lost stories of discarded objects found along the River Thames, is part of Free Range 2019.
London Met and Waltham Forest College agree ‘game-changing’ partnership
New scheme designed to boost numbers of students from underrepresented groups in higher education.
Peregrine Falcon chicks spotted on London Met’s Holloway Road building
Three baby Peregrine Falcons have been spotted living up in the heights of the Tower Building.
Guardian University Guide success for London Met subjects
Art retains its place in top ten and courses rise in the 2020 Guardian University Guide rankings. A number of London Met courses also receive top marks for adding value to students.
School of Computing and Digital Media end of year show 2019
Students, staff and external guests attended three of the School’s biggest annual events - SEND 2019, the School Summer Show 2019, and Final Cuts.
School of Human Sciences organises inaugural research conference
Event supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry welcomed undergraduates from a number of leading universities
Industry experts share secrets of the graduate job market
London Met’s Way to Win 2019 event had guest speakers from the Civil Service, Eventbrite and Girls on Tour, giving careers advice to students about to graduate
Translation MA receives prestigious European accreditation
European Master’s in Translation membership will provide more training opportunities for students in the European Commission Directorate.
Sports therapists embark on humanitarian mission in Greece
Sports Science Therapy graduates have launched a fundraising page to help achieve their goal of volunteering to help refugees in Lesvos, Greece.
Life after London Met: Diversity and flexibility paves the way to legal career success
In our Life after London Met series we talk to our graduates about their studies and how their degree helped transform their lives and set them on the path to career success.
Meet the Board: Mark Anderson, Chair
"I wanted to work with an institution with a strong purpose and mission, somewhere that was making a real difference to people’s lives."
London Met signs exclusive training contract with world-leading cybersecurity provider
London Metropolitan University will work with with Palo Alto Networks to deliver staff training on their behalf.
London Met hosts one of the world’s largest psychology conferences
London Metropolitan University hosted the 60th annual TEAP conference which brought together world-leading psychology researchers.
London Metropolitan University appoints Professor Donna Whitehead as Deputy Vice-Chancellor
A passionate advocate for diversity and for improving outcomes for students, Professor Whitehead will lead the University’s academic activities.
London Met supports the #ThinkModern campaign
Campaign launched to highlight the contributions modern universities and their students make to the country
2019 Students’ Union winners announced
The 2019 Students’ Union (SU) winners were announced in a glamourous awards ceremony in the Great Hall.
2019 Big Idea Challenge winners announced
The winners of London Metropolitan University’s Big Idea Challenge 2019 were announced in a prestigious ceremony held at the Royal Institution on Thursday 2 May.
School of Computing and Digital Media's Summer Show dates announced
The School of Computing and Digital Media's Summer Show will be held on 6 - 7 June in the world famous Graduate Centre. Events to celebrate the School will take place from 6 - 14 June.
Holocaust survivor and London Met alumna shares deeply moving story with London Met students
Hana Kleiner spoke to International Relations students about her experiences of life during and after The Holocaust
His Royal Highness The Duke of York returns to London Met
London Met’s Royal Patron met with students and staff on the University’s Holloway campus.
London Met Diversity network kicks off second year
The network, spearheaded by Wendy Sloane, actively seeks to change the level of diversity within the journalism industry
Professor Christian Frost to be new Head of Architecture at The Cass
Professor Frost will take up his post at the University on 1 July.
London Met’s Paul Hill letters spark inspiration for a new film
The letters are held in the Archive of the Irish in Britain which is held at London Met. ‘Fifteen’ tells the story of Paul Hill imprisoned for 15 years for a crime he didn't commit.
A message of solidarity and support following the bombings in Sri Lanka
A message of solidarity and support for the people of Sri Lanka on behalf of London Met.
Professor Christos Kalantaridis appointed as Dean of the Guildhall School of Business and Law
Professor Kalantaridis will join London Met on 1 June 2019.
Holocaust survivor to give testimony to London Met students
Hana Kleiner, a Holocaust survivor, to speak about her experience to students and staff. Places are still available but limited, book your free ticket now.
Students investigate healthcare issues in Islington
Three students volunteered with Healthwatch Islington to explore local residents’ experiences of healthcare in North London.
The Salters’ Festival of Chemistry comes to London Met
London Metropolitan University hosted the Salters’ Festival of Chemistry on Tuesday 2 April giving Year 8 and 9 students across London a taste of Chemistry and university life.
Accelerator win Community Focus Award
London Met’s specialist business incubator wins Community Focus category at the inaugural Hubble Office of the Future Awards.
"Progress on Stephen Lawrence improvements to community policing not sustained," Dr Neville Lawrence
The father of Stephen Lawrence, the London teenager who was stabbed to death in 1993, was joined by Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick, to speak at a London Met symposium.
EVENT: Behind these walls
London Met’s first artist-in-residence in Music will exhibit her work at The Wash House, at the Cass, from Friday 5 April.
London Met appoints Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange
Professor Don MacRaild has been appointed Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange. He will join London Met in June 2019.
The Cass to stay in Aldgate
The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design at London Metropolitan University will remain in its present location at Aldgate, the University confirmed today.
Young entrepreneurs tackle London Met’s Big Idea bootcamp challenge
Hundreds of young entrepreneurs took part in London Met’s Big Idea bootcamp day ahead of the grand finale on Thursday 7 May.
London Met and the Royal Institution inspire young students
Mathematics, Computing and Engineering academics offer Ri Masterclasses to local STEM pupils at London Met
Chief Social Worker for Children and Families visits London Met
By Nikolaos Papanikolaou, Journalism BA student
Isabelle Trowler spoke to students about her vision for Social Work for the forthcoming years.
Brexit: Have we shrunk your world
Written by Rhanie Al-Alas
Journalists and a Haringey Councillor come together to discuss what will happen after Brexit.
Former members of the US Congress visit London Met
London Metropolitan University welcomed two former US Congresspeople to speak about their first-hand experience of working in Congress under President Trump’s leadership.
London Metropolitan University pledges commitment to the local community
London Met among 40 universities to sign new “Civic University Agreement” to reaffirm local role
Love your Family, Love London Met
Annual Family Day invites London Met’s students to bring their children onto campus for to show them what university life is all about.
Vice-Chancellor given Freedom of the City of London
Professor Lynn Dobbs recognised as one of the capital’s 100 leading women
Look to the future with 5G technology
Professor Bal Virdee organised a high-profile conference to discuss plans for the rollout of 5G mobile internet
Soon Gone: A Windrush Chronicle
Destiny Ekaragha, a renowned British film director and London Met graduate, has recently directed part of a BBC series looking at previous social issues in the UK.
EVENT: Brexit: Have we shrunk your world?
A topical and timely debate held at London Met will explore what Brexit means for young people, two weeks before the UK will withdraw from the European Union.
Accelerator announced as finalist for three HOFFA business awards
Accelerator, London’s longest running tech incubator in Tech City, has been named as a finalist in three categories of the Hubble Office of the Future Awards.
London Met graduates win Royal Television Society Award
The filmmaking team, comprised of four graduates, won the Factual category.
Two graduates win Student Start-Up of the Year award
Two London Met graduates have been awarded the Student Start-Up of the Year award thanks to their hard work and perseverance as part of the Accelerator’s Launchpad programme.
Get ready for...Creative Spark
London Metropolitan University has launched Creative Spark, a five-year initiative to develop the creative economy and enterprise skills in young people across seven countries.
Cultural appropriation or cultural appreciation?
Three Journalism BA students report on the special event organised by the School of Computing and Digital Media and The Cass.
Education at London Met cited as 'an example of good practice' by the European Commission
London Metropolitan University has been named as "an example of good practice" and a "source of inspiration for others" by the European Commission, an executive body of the EU.
Film Production alumni nominated for Royal Television Society Awards
Rachel Kaden and six other Film graduates had two films nominated in the Drama and Factual categories
New employment platform brings University students even closer to employers
London Met implements sector leading student careers software in record-breaking time, with two Postgraduate students having an integral role in the installation process
London Met alumni recognised in New Year’s Honours list
George Brownlie Prentice and Sandra Olunbunkunola Popoolahave been recognised for services to their communities.
PROJECT RED 2019
Preparations begin for first year fashion students for annual fashion show PROJECT RED
An audience with Sam Gyimah MP
The Conservative MP and former Universities Minister visited London Metropolitan University the day before the vote on the EU Withdrawal Bill
Graduate stories: Natalie Simon
Natalie Simon, an Addiction and Mental Health graduate, shares her story and reflects upon her time at London Met.
Cyber Security Research Centre attends Lloyds Banking Group's Innovation Community event
London Metropolitan University attended Lloyds Banking Group's inaugural Innovation Community event, a day-long session to bring together stories, collaboration and knowledge.
Jamie Oliver Ltd joins leading organisations at London Metropolitan University’s careers festival
London Metropolitan University hosted its annual Fast Forward Festival, organising careers and employability events to support students in developing a broader range of skills
Vice-Chancellor meets new band of international scholars
London Met welcomes ten new international scholarship students to the University.
Tests find traces of faeces on popular restaurant touchscreens
Tests conducted by Dr Paul Matewele, a microbiologist at London Metropolitan University, have found that touchscreens in McDonald’s restaurants carry faeces.
2017/18 Academic Excellence Award winners announced
Congratulations to our 2017/18 Academic Excellence Award winners. We are proud of your achievements and wish you all the best for the future.
London Met founder member of innovative crime research network
Professor John Grieve CBE QPM is part of the newly launched London Policing Research Network, a policing network which focuses exclusively on modern crime in London.
Experienced professionals mentor eager students
Each academic year, students have the chance to be matched with experienced professionals from a variety of sectors, becoming their mentor.
EXHIBITION: Women in Focus
Associate Lecturer, Sara Hannant, will have her work featured in an exhibition in Cardiff.
Associate Lecturer nominated for British Photography Award
Sara Hannant, Associate Lecturer in Photojournalism at London Met, has been shortlisted for the 2019 British Photography Award.
London Met wins Green Apple for Environmental Improvement
The University has received a prestigious environmental award for significantly reducing waste across its three campuses.
Sustainability Week at London Met
Week-long series of events starts with an award for our Highbury Canteen and ends with plastic free day.
London Met hosts Innovative Drugs Policy conference
London Met brings together world-renowned experts for one day event.
Fresh Perspectives: Graduate Internship Scheme 2018/19
New intake of graduate interns begin work at London Met
World Mental Health Awareness Day 2018
London Met staff raise awareness of key issues and support services available for students and staff.
University staff encouraged to open up about health and wellbeing
An online survey open to all colleagues working in the Higher Education sector has launched, with the aim of improving how universities across the UK look after their staff.